Psychology MA

College of Arts and Sciences

Program Description

The Psychology MA program emphasizes research and scholarship contributing to the scientific understanding of psychology. Students may, through selection of appropriate elective courses, choose a concentration within the field of general psychology. Areas of concentration represented in the department of psychology include behavioral neuroscience, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology and social-personality psychology. This program does not provide the necessary training for graduates to be eligible to work as counselors or therapists upon graduation.

Program Contact

Mary Wlodarczyk
213 Park Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-8617
Fax: 716-645-3801

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 30 Hours


  • 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $75

Admission Tests**

  • GRE

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.